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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By roberts
This sounds like a great way to honor your friend...

This sounds like a great way to honor your friend Bill and the motorcycling support he gave you. The motorcycling community is a good one, and I hope that you meet some interesting people and see...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By roberts
Thanks! The next time you see Ron please tell him...

Thanks! The next time you see Ron please tell him that Robert, the GS rider from Houston, said hello. I see that we have the same packing methods on our R1200GS-Adventures. Aluminum luggage, tank bag...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By roberts
Great photos! :clap And getting a break from the...

Great photos! :clap And getting a break from the Texas heat must have been nice. Is your riding partner's name Ronnie? I've talked to him at BMW events for many years and even have a photo of him,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By roberts
It looks like it was a great trip, on a great...

It looks like it was a great trip, on a great bike! :ricky I have two friends who also ride R1100GS's. I am going to start reading your blog when I get home tonight. I did notice that your "Day One"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,021
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the excellent and entertaining...

Thank you for the excellent and entertaining report! When you make it back to Austin maybe I'll see you at Lone Star BMW/Triumph.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,930
Posted By roberts
Thank you for sharing your trip report .:clap I...

Thank you for sharing your trip report .:clap I am also going to start looking through your blog. Last month I spent a week in South Dakota (the Pine Ridge reservation area) and it sure is beautiful....
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By roberts
I'm in Houston, so I'm going to follow along on...

I'm in Houston, so I'm going to follow along on your trip. Now that you are out of Texas the weather should be cooling off. :ricky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
Thanks! I'll go out there any Saturday or Sunday....

Thanks! I'll go out there any Saturday or Sunday. Since it is already over 90 degrees, an early morning ride would be best. And next time I'm taking a cover for my helmet. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,899
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the excellent report! I really...

Thank you for the excellent report! I really enjoyed it. :clap I've ridden in some of those areas (mostly on a R1150GS-ADV like Jim's) and I need to get back out there again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 2,510,047
Posted By roberts
Here is mine. Notice my helmet on the passenger...

Here is mine. Notice my helmet on the passenger peg in the first photo. While I was gone for two hours a bird started building a nest in it! :lol3
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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,676
Views: 2,510,047
Posted By roberts
I have the same bike, and I really like what you...

I have the same bike, and I really like what you have done to yours. It looks great! I like the powder coated luggage, and I'm now considering having mine done.

[QUOTE=XPlicitly;23916651]After...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
I got as much of the sticks and leaves out that I...

I got as much of the sticks and leaves out that I could before I rode 50 miles back home, with dust and dirt swirling around behind the face shield the entire time. When I got home I had to vacuum...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dKFRfRZ/0/M/i-d...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dKFRfRZ/0/M/i-dKFRfRZ-M.jpg


[QUOTE=D R;23759344]If the bird is on the EPA's endangered list, you would have been required to leave your helmet and motorcycle...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
Thanks! It is a Canon 5D, with a Canon 70-300L...

Thanks! It is a Canon 5D, with a Canon 70-300L lens.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
From now on I am going to put the helmet in a...

From now on I am going to put the helmet in a nylon helmet-bag before I put it on the peg. It won't make it dog pee proof, but it will be bird nest proof.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
Thanks! :D

Thanks! :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
Now that spring is here the birds are very...

Now that spring is here the birds are very active. The park was loud with all of their chirping, cheeping, squawking and fartin'. And the alligators are starting to come out due to the warmer...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By roberts
A Bird got in my Helmet

Last Wednesday I rode to Brazos Bend State Park to walk around and take photos. As you can see in the first photo I left my helmet hanging on the passenger peg. During the two hours I was walking...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18,922
Views: 953,391
Posted By roberts
Yep, you need to get it! I saw one yesterday...

Yep, you need to get it! I saw one yesterday morning getting put together in Lone Star's service department. Maybe it was that one?

Robert
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By roberts
Congratulations on the new bike! :clap I'm a...

Congratulations on the new bike! :clap I'm a long-time GS addict, and it is always fun to get a new bike and then get it set up with accessories that you like. I'm in Houston. What part of Texas are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,909
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! Thank you for the update. :clap

Fantastic! Thank you for the update. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,909
Posted By roberts
Thank you for the great report! :clap I am...

Thank you for the great report! :clap I am really enjoying the different stories, descriptions and photos.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,373
Posted By roberts
Hwy. 90 is wide open and remote and the terrain...

Hwy. 90 is wide open and remote and the terrain is interesting, especially between Langtry and Marathon. I always enjoy the long ride because of its remoteness and scenery. Just make sure that you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,373
Posted By roberts
Wow, what a great report! :clap Your storytelling...

Wow, what a great report! :clap Your storytelling really captures the atmosphere of the area. Until now I had never heard of "murmuration" and it is an amazing video. Murmuration sounds like the way...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,373
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! :clap

Fantastic! :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By roberts
Congratulations on the new bike! Those side racks...

Congratulations on the new bike! Those side racks are for the BMW aluminum luggage, like in this photo. Your top rack plate is a great place to strap down items, but it is not a mount for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,170
Posted By roberts
Absolutely fantastic story and photos! :clap Your...

Absolutely fantastic story and photos! :clap Your reports are always such a pleasure to read that I forward them to my non-riding friends and they enjoy them also.
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By roberts
Wow! That is alot of riding. Congratulations! I...

Wow! That is alot of riding. Congratulations! I once rode my Adventure from Leadville, CO to Houston and that completely wore me out, and I know that I couldn't have ridden across the country after...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,606
Posted By roberts
Matt, Thanks for the great report! The...

Matt,

Thanks for the great report! The terrain you rode through is my favorite. I need to explore along the Pecos River, and the campsite at Villanueva State park looks very interesting. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,936
Posted By roberts
Fantastic! Thanks for the great update. You have...

Fantastic! Thanks for the great update. You have now successfully convinced me that I need to go to the rally next year. Let's rumble! :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,936
Posted By roberts
Thanks for checking in! I'm sorry about your...

Thanks for checking in! I'm sorry about your stomach trouble. Uh, maybe it was the fried minnows :puke1
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,936
Posted By roberts
Joseph, Like others have said, this is an...

Joseph,

Like others have said, this is an excellent and very interesting report! It is great to follow along with a report like this, by someone I actually know. :lol3 You are sharing photos of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,936
Posted By roberts
Thanks for taking the time to do the report while...

Thanks for taking the time to do the report while you are traveling. It is fantastic! How is your GS running? Did overdosing it with injector cleaner fix the stuttering/stumbling problem?
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By roberts
:clap Thanks for the report! I have looked at the...

:clap Thanks for the report! I have looked at the MotoQuest website several times because one of their tours will be the best deal for me due to time and money, so I am really looking forward to your...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,331
Posted By roberts
It looks like another great adventure, and I'm...

It looks like another great adventure, and I'm looking forward to your report. :clap You have been many places on your XChallenge and it must have many miles on it now. Sometimes I regret selling...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By roberts
I rode a '04 GSA for 32K miles (bought it new)...

I rode a '04 GSA for 32K miles (bought it new) and it eventually had bubbled paint on the valve covers also. I think that it is a common occurance, probably just due to heat. Although my bike got...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 58,308
Posted By roberts
:clap Fantastic! The Silverton and Ouray area is...

:clap Fantastic! The Silverton and Ouray area is my favorite, and I'm enjoying following along on your adventure. I'm glad that you didn't go down in the mud, fully loaded, especially since you were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By roberts
Steve, Thanks for the report! It is great to...

Steve,

Thanks for the report! It is great to see a R80GS out on the road. Best of luck on your trip.
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 58,308
Posted By roberts
Wow! Incredibly beautiful! You can add me to your...

Wow! Incredibly beautiful! You can add me to your list of followers because it looks like a fantastic trip. Plus, I also have a F800GS and SW Colorado is my favorite place. I wish you the very best...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,540
Posted By roberts
Thanks for the report, photos and videos. I'll be...

Thanks for the report, photos and videos. I'll be out there at the end of this month with two other guys and just today I was wondering what the conditinon of Old Ore Road is. Now I know. :clap We'll...
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